Chargers…Wind up 8-Draft Picks…Letter Grade (B) for the weekend…Get most explosive pass rusher in DE-Joey Bosa-Ohio State (20-QBX-56TL) for Buckeyes….Best TE in country in Hunter Henry-Arkansas (116Rec-14YPC) for Razorbacks…..OC-Max Tuerk-USC-3Y starter…Later picks include LB-Joshua Perry-Ohio State..P-Drew Kaser-Texas AM…FB-Derek Watt-Wisconsin-brother of JJ Watt…OG-Don Clark-Michigan State.
Chargers bypassesd highly rated OL in 2nd round including key players from Michigan..Kansas State..Indiana…Team believes 6-injured OL will not have injury issues this year….Chargers bypassed UCLA-LB-Myles Jack also, who was taken right after Bolts 2nd round pick.
Chargers…Release 13Y-veteran punter Mike Scifres…saves (3.6M) against the cap…had injury problems last 2-years….Scifres-Darren Bennett only 2-punters Chargers have had over last 22-years.
Chargers..Sign 19-undrafted Free Agents including Arizona State QB-Mike Bercovici.
Chargers Draft Report Card…ESPN-Mel Kuiper (B-)…Pro Football Focus (A-)…CBS (B)…NFL.com (B+)…..Sports Illustrated (B+)….Hacksaw (B)
Rams…Took QB-Jared Goff-Cal Golden Bears with lst pick..threw (99TD).
Eagles..Took QB-Carson Wentz-North Dakota State
Cowboys…Stunned at loss of Joey Bosa-went for RB-Ezekiel Elliott-OSU
Jaguards..Had S-Jalen Ramsey-Florida State fall to them.
Baltimore..Took Notre Dame LT-Ronnie Stanley after Laremy Tunsil incidents.
49ers..Chip Kelly winds up with Oregon DE-DeForest Bucknerj-whom he recruited.
Tennesee..Wound up with OT-Jack Conklin-Michigan State.
Miami..Made controversial choice of OT-Laremy Tunsil-Ole Miss.
Raiders..Got good S-0Karl Joseph-West Virginia.
Bills..Picked up Clemson pass rusher Shaq Lawson.
Redskins..Landed WR-Josh Doctson-TCU
Vikings..Top choice was WR-Laquan Treadwell-Ole Miss.
Broncos..Traded for pick that was Paxton Lynch-QB-Memphis
Packers..Selected UCLA-DT-Kenny Clark.
Arizona..Picked controversial DT-Robert Nkmendichie-Ole Miss
Dallas..LB-Jaylon Smith-Notre Dame
Tampa Bay..LB-Noah Spence-Eastern Kentucky
Jets..QB-Christian Hackenberg-Penn State
Patriots..QB-Jacoby Brissett-North Carolina State
Raiders..QB-Connor Cook-Michigan State
Dallas..QB-Dak Prescott-Mississippi State
Bills..QB-Cardale Jones-Ohio State
SF..QB-Jeff Driskel-Louisiana Tech.
Houston..RB-Tyler Ervin-San Jose State
Aztecs…Neither OT-Darrelle Green-Pearce Slater taken in draft….Green signs as free agent with Eagles…Slater signs with Jacksonville…Long-snapper Jeff Overbaugh signs with Rams.
Laremy Tunsil…Ole Miss will begin investigation allegations he asked for and was given money by assistant coaches last year even while serving a 7-game NCAA suspension.
Johnny Manziel…Rips Cleveland reporter ‘pussy’ writing Manziel goes from lst round pick to sitting at home unemployed watching the draft in two years.
NFL Union-Roger Goodell…Feud erupts after Goodell says Union wants to eliminate all discipline of players regardless of whether player is right or wrong…says his job is to protect integrity of league-and will not compromise…Eric Winston-President of Union says Goodell showed no compassion as Laremy Tunsil’s world fell apart in 24-hour span…Says NFL is not about ‘family’….Winston tells Tunsil-know who has your back.
Chargers….Send 33-page letter to Mayor responding to questions about financing new Stadium-Convention Center…says Stadium Authority will make decisions on financing if Initiative is approved….Promises weekly briefing with Mayors office about financing plan.
Padres-L-Dodgers (1-0)..Clayton Kershaw 14-strikeout 3-hitter…Kershaw 13th career shutout…Kershaw (6-0) in last 9-starts (0.96-ERA) vs Padres….Kershaw drove in only run of game..Drew Pomeranz throws 3-hitter but loses….Padres (9-15)…Dodgers snap 6-game losing streak.
Padres-Rockies…Friars open 7G-homestand tonite…James Shields (0-3)-vs-John Gray.
Padres…Brandon Morrow-Jeremy Guthrie staggering on rehab starts…Morrow (5G-26-innings-23 runs-53-baserunners)…7.94-ERA between Lake Elsinore-San Antonio…..Guthrie (0-5)…9.36-ERA in El Paso.
Dodgers…Have Monday off
Dodgers…Hyun Jin-Ryu-45 pitch bullpen sessions-no setbacks…Brandon McCarthy (60-pitch bullpen session…ahead of schedule
Angels-W-Texas (9-4)…CJ Cron-Kole Calhoun combined 6-hits…la..
Halos-Milwaukee…Road trip continues..Jered Weaver (0-3)-vs-Jimmy Nelson.
Angels..P-Huston Street-DL-oblique injury…P-Andrew Heaney-Plasma Platelet injection in injured forearm…P-Tyler Skaggs returns home for furthre exam of shoulder issues.
Mets-L-Giants..Hunter Pence 2R-HR…Buster Posey HR..snap Mets 8-game streak..
Cubs-L-Braves..Julio Teheran (7inn-0R-2H)..Cubs (17-6)
Washington-W-St Louis…Nationals hit 3R-HRs…Nats (17-7) on year…
Red Sox-W-Yankees..Travis Shaw hits 2R-HR…Christian Vasquez hits 2R-HR homer out of Fenway park over the seats atop the Green Monster…Bosox sweep series.
Blue Jays-W-Tampa Bay..Troy Tulowitzki 3R-HR..Josh Donaldson HR
White Sox-W-Orioles..Chris Sale (6-0) 1.66-ERA..Chicago (18-8)i..
Indians-L-Phillies..Vincent Velasquez 6-shutout innings.
Pirates-L–Reds…Scott Schebler 2-doubles-2RBI.
Marlins-L-Milwaukee..Ryan Braun-Chris Cater-Kirk Nieuenhuis combine 9-hits.
Tigers-W-Twins….Nick Castellanos HR-4RBI.
A’s-L-Houston….Jose Altuve.solo HR..Astros (8-17).
Rockies-W-Diamondbacks..Nolan Arenado 2R-HR..Gerrardo Parra HR..Ariz-(12-15)..
Royals-W-Mariners..Eric Hosmer HR-RBI single.
Marlins…Shocked-Angry…80G-suspension SS-Dee Gordon…Tested positive for 2-different PED’s in his system…will lose 1.6M-salary.
Baltimore..Cal Ripken and wife Kelly file for divorce after 30Y-marriage.
Curt Shilling…fired by ESPN says network intentionally hires ‘racists’ hosts.
Dodgers..P-Yimi Garcia-injures bicep-2nd time.
White Sox..DL-P-Dan Webb-elbow.
Angels..Shutdown P-Tyler Skaggs-shoulder tightness.
Tigers..OF-Cam Maybin begins rehab stint AAA-broken hand.
Tigers..DL-P-Shawn Greene-hand injury
A’s…OF-Sam Fuld-needs 12-months rehab-labrum surgery.
Texas..P-Yu Darvish begins rehab starts AA-elbow surgery.
Texas..OF-Josh Hamilton begins rehab AA-knee surgeries
Indians..Activate P-Tommy Hunter from DL.
Lakers..Hire Luke Walton as head coach..went (39-4) Golden State as interim head coach…Hiring came after just 1-interview…no other candidates brought in.
Clippers…Roster shakeup coming after team knocke dout of early playoffs for 4th year in row….Clippers owe 64M-salaries to Chris Paul-Blake Griffin-DeAndre Jordan.
Charlotte…C-Spencer Hawes out with sprained knee ligament.
Golden State-W-Portland…Klay Thompson (37P)..Warriors lead series (1-0)…Damon Lillard scores (30P) for Blazers in loss….Golden State G-Steph Curry hopes to return to practice on Monday.
Toronto-W-Indiana..Raptors build 14P-lead then wilt in 4th quarter-hold on to win series…DeMar DeRozan scores (30P) in win.
Miami-W-Charlotte…Goran Dragic (25P)..Heat win playoff series.
Spurs-Oklahoma City…Game 2-in San Antonio
Anaheim Ducks..Fire Coach Bruce Boudrea after 4-straight home ice losses in Game 7’s in playoffs last 4-years….Ex-Vanocuver coach Marc Crawford leading candidate.
Kings..Coach Darryl Sutter becomes free agent after disappointing 1st round ouster in playoffs.
NHL Draft Lottery…Downtrodden Toronto Maple Leafs get lst pick in draft and shot at 18Y-old sensation Auston Matthew-who played in Switzerland this year….Winnipeg to draft 2nd..Columbus 3rd…Edmonton-4th…Vancouver-5th..Calgary 6th.
NHL-Draft Lottery…Toronto Maple Leafs get lst pick in draft and chance to select 18Y-old star Auston Matthews-Arizona born star-who played in Switzerland last year…Winnipeg will draft 2nd..Columbus chooses 3rd.
Dallas-L-St Louis…Brandon Backes rams home rebound shot in OT for Blues win..Series tied (1-1)
San Jose-W-Nashville…G-Martin Jones 33-saves…Sharks score 2-goals late..take (2-0) series lead. .
Ducks…sign last year’s #1-pick-D-Jacob Larsson-Sweden to multi-yer contract.
Gulls…Off till Thursday-start 2nd round of playoffs on road vs Ontario Reign in AHL-Calder Cup playoffs.
NASCAR…Talladega 500..Brad Keselowski wins accident marred race…4-major wrecks in final 35-laps…2-flips…1-fire…Danica Patrick stunned in violent crash…Jimmie Johnson crashed twice….Dale Earnhardt crashed-steering wheel comes off.
Formula 1..Russian Grand Prix…Nico Rosberg leads from start to finish…4-cars damaged in lst lap crash including Sebastian Vettle.